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Final Epiphany Blog!

I would define sustainability as being knowledgeable about the effects one’s actions can have on the environment and being conscious of that by taking action. Sustainable design can be defined as creating or designing things with the end use/ life … Continue reading

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Blog 10

My first interaction with the Gert Suit was in Product Development class when we were doing research on older individual’s challenges/needs that we would incorporate into our Walmart product assortment. While wearing the Gert suit, I noticed that older individuals … Continue reading

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Blog 9

The design probes package was a great tool in understanding someone’s everyday activities, interests, and lifestyle. Designing my own probes package was interesting because think of myself as chill, laid back, and someone who repeats the same tasks everyday: school, … Continue reading

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Blog 8

Since we didn’t have class on Monday, we were assigned an outdoor group activity. We were asked to first look at the comparisons between a jackets function and a tree. One could tell that like a jacket a tree also … Continue reading

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Blog 7

Instead of designers focusing on creating products for consumers needs based on low prices, empathetic design thinks about the overall impact a design will have on society. In other words, it’s designing for a deeper purpose and meaning instead of … Continue reading

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Blog 6

Throughout this semester we have reflected on the principle of keeping our environment in mind; Nature goes hand in hand with that concept as well. Based on all of the attributes that nature has to offer alongside the various benefits … Continue reading

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Blog 5

Through the class reading on Monday, the topic of in-store greenery was addressed through the observations of a study done. This study showed that consumers were not stimulated or excited by the added greenery in the store but the store … Continue reading

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